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Delhi's debt problem well under control: Economic Survey

According to the report, the Delhi government had an outstanding debt of Rs 25,338.96 crore in 2007-08, which was equal to 16.79 per cent of its gross state domestic product (GSDP). In 2017-18, the outstanding debt has increased to Rs 33,569 crore.

88% Delhi schools have playgrounds, computer facilities: Economic survey

"In Delhi, the per student per annum expenditure incurred by the government on education has increased to Rs 66,038 in 2018-19 from Rs 54,910 in 2016-17," the survey said

Bullish on Economic Survey prediction: Sensex jumps 233 points, hits new peak on upbeat growth forecast

Unabated foreign fund inflows amid encouraging corporate earnings added to the optimism.

Economic Survey India 2017-18 highlights: India needs to move from being net consumer to net producer, says CEA Arvind Subramanian

Economic Survey 2017-18 highlights: The recent projection by the World Bank shows that the Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.3 per cent while the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pegged it at 7.4 per cent in FY 2018-19.


Arvind Subramanian hails GST, says 'astonishing feat of administration, politics and technology'

The Chief Economic Adviser, Dr Arvind Subramanian addressing on Economic Survey 2016-17 also spoke about the newly implemented Goods & Services Tax and said it to be an "astonishing feat of administration, politics and technology."

Inflation to stay below RBI's target of 4 per cent: Eco Survey

It dubbed the current low level of inflation "a historic moment", instilling confidence in price stability. According to the Survey, CPI inflation declined to 4.5 per cent during 2016-17, with a broad-based price decline in all major commodity groups. It has been below 4 per cent for the past eight months.

Economic Survey: Substantially overachieved on checking inflation, says Arvind Subramanian; Top developments

Economic Survey: CEA Arvind Subramanian said today that the Centre won't relax fiscal borrowing limit of states. To accommodate loan waiver states to cut expenditure/raise taxes, it'll be deflationary.

Economic Survey raises concerns over farm loan waivers; meeting 7.5 per cent GDP growth a challenge

The Economic Survey, which was tabled by the government in Parliament on Friday, raises concerns about farm loan waivers saying that they could reduce aggregate demand by as much as 0.7 per cent of GDP, imparting a significant deflationary shock to the economy.

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Copies of Economic Survey brought to Parliament

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Copies of the Economic Survey, to be tabled on Friday, have been brought to the Parliament. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday will present the Economic Survey for 2016-2017 in the Parliament. The Economic Survey is the Finance Ministry's view on the annual economic development of the country that gives a broad idea on the macro-economic data, which will impact the budget decisions.